Confirmed Chelsea and Dynamo Kiev line-ups: Rahman starts

Chelsea Fans

Here is how Chelsea and Dynamo Kiev will line up for this evening’s match:

Chelsea welcome Dynamo Kiev to Stamford Bridge tonight as Jose Mourinho’s side seek to get their season back on track after a woeful recent spell.

The reigning Premier League champions are currently 15th in the table having collected 11 points from a possible 33.

As a result, the Blues are just four points outside the bottom three and 14 points behind current leaders Manchester City with just 11 games played.

In the Champions League Chelsea are faring slightly better…but only slightly…as they currently sit third in Group G, one point behind tonight’s opponents Kiev and three points away from leaders FC Porto.

With three group games still to play Chelsea have qualification for the knockout stages in their own hands; but given how poorly they have been playing of late, there is no guarantee they will come out on top against the Ukrainian side, in which case the pressure could become unbearable for Mourinho.

Chelsea lineup

Starting:

  • Asmir Begović
  • César Azpilicueta
  • Baba Rahman
  • John Terry
  • Kurt Zouma
  • Cesc Fàbregas
  • Nemanja Matić
  • Oscar
  • Ramires
  • Willian
  • Diego Costa

Substitutes: Jamal Blackman, Gary Cahill, Eden Hazard, Ruben Loftus-Cheek, Kenedy, Pedro Rodríguez, Loïc Rémy.

Dynamo Kiev lineup

Starting:

  • Oleksandr Shovkovskyi
  • Vitorino Antunes
  • Aleksandar Dragović
  • Yevhen Khacheridi
  • Domagoj Vida
  • Vitaliy Buyalskyi
  • Serhiy Rybalka
  • Serhiy Sydorchuk
  • Derlis González
  • Artem Kravets
  • Andriy Yarmolenko

Substitutes: Oleksandr Rybka, Denys Garmash, Oleh Husyev, Mykola Morozyuk, Radosav Petrović, Miguel Veloso, Júnior Moraes.

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